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The No.4 seed has gained the title on the preceding 9 times he has arrived at this phase at Melbourne Park.

He has also equalled Andre Agassi’s Open period report of 26 consecutive wins in the Australian Open up. And he extended his successful streak in Australia to 38 matches with his last defeat to Chung Hyeon in the fourth spherical in 2018.

He now faces Tommy Paul in Friday’s semi-ultimate. He is two wins away from equalling Rafa Nadal’s male document of 22 Grand Slam titles.

Rublev, who conquer Dan Evans on Saturday, looked flat just after his five-established win about Holger Rune in the very last round. He has now shed all seven of his Grand Slam quarter-finals.